how to pronounce calla


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the above transcription of calla is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

calla is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of calla in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… at item 3c which is for calla lilies by …”

meanings of calla


  1. The calla lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica.
  2. A marsh plant native to cooler areas throughout the northern hemisphere, Calla palustris, having pale green flowers in a white spathe.

calla frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word calla occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics calla can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that calla can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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